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    NZ: Woman was knocked down by a car

    A dispute between two women – that started at a roundabout and involved rock-throwing and a foot-chase down the road – ended when one of the woman was run down by a car and pinned to a tree late this afternoon. The fight started just after 4pm on Salisbury Road in Birkdale when a white

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  • Unemployed men on the outskirts of Erbil, Iraq. Credit Alice Martins/Associated Press
    Oil price pressure, Iraq are going broke

    Iraqi and American officials leading the military campaign against the Islamic State now have to wrestle with a challenge that has the potential to change battlefield fortunes: the slumping price of oil. The semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq, an oil-producing region, has racked up $18 billion in debt, which has imperiled its ability

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  • Migrant workers cut fish during a police inspection at the pier of Songkhla, south Thailand December 23, 2015. REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom
    Thailand crack down on illegal fishing to pleased EU

    BANGKOK: Thailand delivered a progress report on Thursday on efforts to clamp down on illegal fishing in a last-ditch attempt to show progress made ahead of a visit by EU officials next week. Thailand, the world’s third-largest seafood exporter, faces a ban after the EU issued the country a “yellow card” in April for failing

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    Cameron Highlands landslide again

    CAMERON HIGHLANDS: A foreign worker was buried alive near a farm at Kampung 1 Pos Terisu here. Kassim Munshi, 40, was trying to build a hut there when the landslide occurred at about 2am on Thursday. Police chief Deputy Supt Muhammed Rizal Kamarudin said Kassim, from Dhaka, Bangladesh, was digging a hole in the ground

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    Risk of Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    Breast reconstruction surgery is an option for women who have had their breasts surgically removed through mastectomy. However, many are unaware of the risks and complications linked to the procedure. Researchers at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center address the disadvantageslinked to the process in their recent study. While statistics show that the number of

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    Harsher punishment for child rape convicts in India

    The apex court also said that the Parliament may reconsider the definition of ‘child’ in the Indian Penal Code with context to rape. The Supreme Court on Monday said that the Parliament may consider more stringent punishment for people convicted for rape of children. The court was responding to an appeal demanding castration as a punishment

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  • ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - JANUARY 10: Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud (L) meets Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (R) at the Prime Ministry Office in Islamabad, Pakistan on January 10, 2016.  (Photo by Pakistan Prime Ministry Press Office/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
    Pakistan Is Caught in the Middle of the Conflict Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

    It has large Sunni and Shi‘ite populations and needs the cooperation of both Riyadh and Tehran. After severing ties with Iran — following the torching of the Saudi embassy in Tehran by protesters angered by the execution of a dissident Shi‘ite Saudi cleric — Saudi Arabia is courting Pakistan’s support in its widening dispute with

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    Filipino women raped by Japanese troops demand compensation

    MANILA, Philippines – A group of elderly Filipino women raped by Japanese troops during World War II called for compensation from Japan on Wednesday, following Tokyo’s pledge of $8.3 million for South Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during the war. The women’s lawyers said they were also exploring the possibility of filing cases

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    Vietnam warns Beijing over air safety threat

    Hanoi says China flew over its air space to reach contested Spratly Islands, lodges complaint with United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization. Vietnam’s civil aviation authority has accused Beijing of threatening regional air safety by conducting unannounced flights through its airspace to a disputed reef in the South China Sea, state media said Saturday. The

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    Toyota was the Canada’s largest auto manufacturer for year 2015

    Toyota Motor Corp. is poised to win the title of Canada’s largest vehicle producer in 2015 – the first time it has done so and the first year a company other than one of the Detroit Three auto makers has built the most vehicles in Canada. The two Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. plants –

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